Honoree Spotlight

Benjamin Joseph Moses Laufer

Age: 20

I live in: Roxbury, CT

College / High School: Minerva Schools at KGI (will be a Freshman in the Fall)

Three words to describe myself: Generator, Dreamer, Purposeful.

A quote I love:
"Remembering that you are going to die is the best way I know to avoid the trap of thinking you have something to lose." - Steve Jobs

A book I love: Relæ: A Book of Ideas, Christian Puglisi

A civic superhero I look up to?
Andrew Yang

Overview of the project they are working on right now that includes the impact the project is making.

We are democratizing market research for purpose-driven organizations and giving Gen Z a voice in their future.

Why I am excited to join Civics 2030
To learn from and be inspired by young changemakers.

My vision for the future of American democracy
Where everyone, regardless of their net worth, has a meaningful say in who is elected to serve them.

The kind of superhero I am striving to become
One that impacts over a billion lives.